Found July 31, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
As the trade deadline loomed three American League teams were able to lock horns on a multi-player trade that on paper seems to work for all clubs involved. The Boston Red Sox acquired their much needed arm for the playoff push landing 3-time All Star Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox. The Red Sox sit perched in second place, a half a game back of the division leading Tampa Bay Rays in the always competitive American League East. In Peavy, the Red Sox obtain a former Cy-Young award winner and solid front of the rotation starter who can fill the void of injured hurler Clay Buchholz. This season the 32-year old right hander owns an 8-4 record with a 4.28 earned run average on a very lack lustre, underachieving White Sox team. The Red Sox in turn shipped promising shortstop Jose Iglesias to the American League Central leading Detroit Tigers. Iglesias who is more known for his glove has impressed with the stick this season batting .330 in 62 games for the Red Sox thus far. This acqu...
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